Watermelon-Berry-Basil Blend

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Two red-hued fruits combine to make a pretty drink recipe you'll make on repeat all summer. The straining step eliminates pesky seeds from the drink.

Watermelon-Berry-Basil Blend
Photo: Carson Downing
Hands On Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
2 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 cups

Ingredients

  • 9 cup cubed watermelon

  • 3 cup fresh raspberries

  • ¾ cup fresh basil leaves

  • Ice cubes

  • Fresh raspberries and/or basil leaves

Directions

  1. In a blender combine 3 cups watermelon, 1 cup raspberries, and 1/4 cup basil. Blend until smooth. Pour through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing on solids to release juice. Transfer juice to a 2-quart pitcher. Repeat twice with remaining watermelon, raspberries, and basil. Chill, covered, at least 2 hours and up to 24 hours. Serve over ice with additional raspberries and basil. Makes 6 cups.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

56 Calories
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 56
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 21.2mg 106%
Calcium 28mg 2%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 199mg 4%
Folate, total 16.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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